Forgot your password?

We just sent you an email, containing instructions for how to reset your password.

Sign in

  • My son and his wife were just finishing their first dance together as a married couple when we heard the booms of fireworks. The ballroom doors were flung open and the entire party moved out to the terraces to watch the unexpected display over the city of Minneapolis. Very cool.

    I've decided that all of life's special moments should be accompanied by fireworks, or at least a sound track...laugh track? Is there a crying track? In some cases it probably should be the crew that follows the elephants in the parade. Life is meant to be lived, not endured. So this burst of fireworks if for those living life's moments, all of them.
    • Share

    Connected stories:

About

Collections let you gather your favorite stories into shareable groups.

To collect stories, please become a Citizen.

    Copy and paste this embed code into your web page:

    px wide
    px tall
    Send this story to a friend:
    Would you like to send another?

      To retell stories, please .

        Sprouting stories lets you respond with a story of your own — like telling stories ’round a campfire.

        To sprout stories, please .

            Better browser, please.

            To view Cowbird, please use the latest version of Chrome, Safari, Firefox, Opera, or Internet Explorer.